Virgin Orbit, the small satellite launch company backed by billionaire Richard Branson, has signed an initial agreement to develop small satellite launch capabilities for the U.K.’s Royal Air Force (RAF).
“We are building for the long term, going to the Moon to stay, and moving beyond to Mars," said Jim Bridenstine, administrator of the U.S. space agency on Wednesday. The U.S. agency, NASA is currently
A layer of ‘aerogel’ could make Mars habitable and even enable life to develop there – but here’s why we should wait
Transforming the red planet to support life has long been a dream of science fiction. Mars is now too cold to support life. Its atmosphere is also too thin to protect any living organisms from harmful
Refraction, a new autonomous delivery robot company that came out of stealth Wednesday at TC Sessions: Mobility, sees opportunity where most AV startups are avoiding: regions with the worst weather. The
A project to 3D-print bulky components in space rather than bring them up there has collected a $73.7 million contract from NASA to demonstrate the technique in space. Archinaut, a mission now several